John Crist started off as the announcement guy at his church. That eventually led to his first open mic night in 2009. It wasn’t long before Crist emerged onto the national comedy scene winning The Denver Improv’s Got Laughs Competition, The Loonees Comedy Competition, and also by appearing in the finals of the Comedy Works New Faces Contest.
In this episode we talk about:
- Being home schooled
- The crazy nature of standing on stage with jokes
- The lowest point of his comedy career
- Why some comics get HUGGED by audience members
- Being a comedian AND a comedy fan
- His horrible first joke
- Why he picked Wiseguys in Ogden, UT to record his DVD
- His Christian Mingle Inspector video
- Posting video directly to Facebook for over 21k shares
- Using your comedy to connect with people
- Why the words you use make ALL the difference
- If the audience doesn’t laugh … it COULD be your fault
In addition to his stand-up, Crist has also found success on YouTube. Hitting over 1.5 million views on his YouTube channel and counting.
His new DVD “I GOT QUESTIONS” is available at his web site www.JohnCristComedy.com.
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